I expected times like this - but I never thought they'd be so bad, so long, and so frequent.
It took millions of years to create something this extraordinary. You have about seventy-four.
It takes a lot less time and most people won't notice the difference until it's too late.
When you wish upon a falling star, your dreams can come true. Unless it's really a meteorite hurtling to the Earth which will destroy all life. Then you're pretty much hosed no matter what you wish for. Unless it's death by meteor.